3 Cheers for the World Series winner – The Chicago Cubs. Here are some amazing facts about the team that you should know:
- The Cubs were one of the original teams to make up the National League when it was founded in 1876, and they have played in Chicago for all 141 years since then.
- The last Cubs team to win the World Series, the 1908 club, was anchored by four Hall of Famers.
- The Cubs have one of the three pitchers in Major League history to strike out 20 batters in a nine-inning game.
- This is the Cubs’ 101st season at the iconic Wrigley Field.
- Cubs Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg is one of only four Major League second baseman to ever hit 40 home runs in a season.